luxurious

adjective
lux·​u·​ri·​ous | \ (ˌ)ləg-ˈzhu̇r-ē-əs How to pronounce luxurious (audio) , (ˌ)lək-ˈshu̇r-\

Definition of luxurious

1 : characterized by opulence, sumptuousness, or rich abundance : of, relating to, or marked by luxury luxurious accommodations
2 : pleasure loving : fond of luxury or self-indulgence luxurious tastes luxurious feeling
3 : of the finest and richest kind luxurious cashmeres a luxurious chocolate sauce
4 : lecherous

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Other Words from luxurious

luxuriously adverb
luxuriousness noun

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sensuous, sensual, luxurious, voluptuous mean relating to or providing pleasure through gratification of the senses. sensuous implies gratification of the senses for the sake of aesthetic pleasure. the sensuous delights of great music sensual tends to imply the gratification of the senses or the indulgence of the physical appetites as ends in themselves. a life devoted to sensual pleasures luxurious suggests the indulgence of sensuous pleasure inducing bodily ease and languor. a luxurious hotel voluptuous implies more strongly an abandonment especially to sensual pleasure. a voluptuous feast

Examples of luxurious in a Sentence

one of the country's most luxurious resorts a store that caters to the luxurious tastes of the rich

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The third-gen GLS rides on a new platform and is bigger and more luxurious than ever, providing a good basis for a Maybach version. Daniel Golson, Car and Driver, "The Mercedes-Maybach GLS Will Be the Most Expensive Car Built in America," 10 May 2019 From chatting with Virgil Abloh backstage to making the classic turtleneck and chain combination look more luxurious than ever alongside Kid Cudi, Offset seemed to have more fun than anyone during Paris Fashion Week. Rachel Hahn, Vogue, "Clearly Offset Had More Fun Than Anyone at Paris Fashion Week Men’s," 23 Jan. 2019 Just imagine it, a luxurious room on an island, with chef-prepared meals and a view of the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline. Deepti Hajela, chicagotribune.com, "Luxury tents, gourmet meals redefine camping on NYC island," 9 July 2018 But the former Revel property will keep its luxurious poker room, which at its debut was adorned with lustrous red carpeting, canopies, and 37 tables. Talia Kirkland, Fox News, "Casino building boom in Atlantic City promises Jersey Shore revival," 25 June 2018 Every accommodation is as luxurious as the next, just be sure to book in advance as its a popular venue for weddings and can book up. Charlotte Chilton, Town & Country, "What to Do on Your Next Trip to Palm Springs," 5 Mar. 2019 There are few things as luxurious as an overnight face mask, and this Olay mask definitely isn't one to miss out on. Tanisha Pina, Allure, "13 Beauty Essentials You Should Stock Up On During Amazon Prime Day," 16 July 2018 Known for pairing luxurious materials with elegant furniture, Meredith Baer’s design touches have transformed some of America’s most exclusive residences, including One57 and 35XV in New York as well as The Century and The Seychelle in Los Angeles. sandiegouniontribune.com, "Now’s the time to see Pacific Gate’s Estate Collection," 16 June 2018 But crunchy, sweet, salty and as luxurious as a spa treatment. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "Review: Yummi delivers with sushi, ramen and rockin’ rolls," 15 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of luxurious

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 4

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luxurious

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of luxurious

: very comfortable and expensive : richly appealing
: feeling or showing a desire for expensive things

luxurious

adjective
lux·​u·​ri·​ous | \ ˌləg-ˈzhu̇r-ē-əs How to pronounce luxurious (audio) , ˌlək-ˈshu̇r-\

Kids Definition of luxurious

1 : very fine and comfortable : having an appealing rich quality a luxurious home
2 : feeling or showing a desire for fine and expensive things He has luxurious tastes.

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luxuriously adverb

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